Lifetime Brands, Inc. (ticker: LCUT, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
Lifetime Brands Appoints Jeffrey M. Berman President - Retail Direct
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Mar 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lifetime Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq NM: LCUT), North America's leading
resource for nationally branded kitchenware, tabletop and home decor
products, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey M. Berman to the
newly established position of President - Retail Direct. In this role,
Mr. Berman will be responsible for the operations of the Internet and
catalog segments of Lifetime's Direct-to-Consumer business.
Jeffrey Siegel, Lifetime's Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer commented, "Jeff has been involved in the management and
operation of successful direct response businesses, most recently at
J&R Music and Computer World. His appointment reflects our focus on
the Internet and catalog channels as the key growth drivers of
Lifetime's DTC business."
From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Berman was General Manager of J&R Music and
Computer World, a major U.S. consumer electronics, computer and music
retailer. Prior to 2001, he served in executive management capacities
for various national apparel companies. Mr. Berman holds a bachelor's
degree in accounting from Emory University's Goizueta School of
About Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Lifetime Brands is North America's leading designer, developer and
marketer of kitchenware, cutlery & cutting boards, bakeware &
cookware, pantryware & spices, tabletop, home decor, picture frames
and bath accessories. The Company markets its products under some of
the industry's best known brands, including KitchenAid(R),
Farberware(R), Pfaltzgraff(R), Cuisinart(R), Block(R) China and
Crystal, Calvin Klein(R), CasaModa(R), Cuisine de France(R),
Gorham(R), Hoffritz(R), International(R) Silver, Joseph Abboud(TM),
Kamenstein(R), Kirk Stieff(R), Lisa Jenks(R), Melannco(R), Nautica(R),
Pedrini(R), Roshco(R), Sabatier(R), Sasaki(R), Towle(R) Silversmiths,
Tuttle(R), Wallace(R), :USE(R) and Vasconia(R). Lifetime's products
are distributed through almost every major retailer in the United
SOURCE: Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Christian G. Kasper, 516-203-3590
Senior Vice President
Lippert/Heilshorn & Assoc.
Harriet Fried, 212-838-3777